Simple HTML template engine?

Adrian Cherry acherry at
Mon Oct 15 09:17:22 CEST 2007

"allen.fowler" <allen.fowler at> wrote in
news:1192419411.895715.138450 at 

> Hello,
> Can anyone recommend a simple python template engine for
> generating HTML that relies only on the Pyhon Core modules?
> No need for caching, template compilation, etc.
> Speed is not a major issue.
> I just need looping and conditionals. Template inheritance
> would be a bonus.
> I've seen Genshi and Cheetah, but they seem way too complex.
> Any ideas?

Did you try Cheetah? I've just started using it for a simple job, 
just looping and conditionals and it seemed quite simple to me.


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